“Joyce Carol Oates’ tales are unsettling, disquieting, some endings left hanging, leaving readers with questions that implicate more horror yet to come to
Hawk Mountain, the debut novel by Connor Habib, is a story of deception and manipulation involving people who exist in isolation and struggle to control repressed desires that often find e
In this, the 14th title of the Kate Burkholder series, we find Kate, the police chief for Painters Mill, Ohio, visited by the elders of the Amish community of Kishacoquillas Valley, Pennsylvania.
“Jones moves the story along at an intriguing, fast pace, making for an entertaining, fun read. Recommended for all who enjoy twisty thrillers and clever, smooth writing.”
“It will be interesting to see where Fleishman goes with his future writings. His style, his vocabulary, and his ability to engage the reader leave no page unturned.
“Aurora provides a refreshing alternative to most apocalyptic tales but . . .”
“Dust Off the Bones is a powerful historical thriller, vividly picturing the era as it focuses on a period of local history . . .”
“It should be noted that Murphy constructed this story in the first person for the three major characters—a point of view that can be difficult to follow.
“First published in Sweden in 2020, the novel is eerily prescient in its depiction of Russian duplicity and ruthlessness. It even has a nasty thing or two to say about Vladimir Putin . .
“Watch Out for Her, a hair-raising, suspenseful page-turner, will have one watching their back wherever they go, but what really gets to the novel’s heart is the unexpected and chi
“Once a Thief is a good read and moves at a good clip.
Middle-aged Stephen Aston, a prominent heart physician, hires Heather Wisher, a young interior designer, to decorate his home, hoping to make his wife Pam happy.
“It's a masterful and unexpected bit of literary legerdemain illustrating fully why Camilla Sten’s novels of psychological suspense have become internationally acclaimed.”
A gifted linguistics professor who is fascinated by such extinct languages as Old Norse and Old Danish, Val Chesterfield is so frightened of the world that she has immured herself at the university
“richly drawn characters and suspense . . . make a satisfying thriller . . .”
“Fans of warbird aircraft, WWII history, manly adventure, and novels about war and strife in general will all enjoy this novel. Its human focus adds a literary feel.
Since becoming adults, Natalie Collins and her sister Kit have been somewhat estranged.
“One Step Too Far takes us on a harrowing journey into the dark wilderness of the human heart . . .”
“Knox knows how to spin a great thriller, and in True Crime Story he reveals a new way to entangle the threads while ramping up risk and even a touch of horror. . .
“at a single-word turning point the context shifts and all previous assumptions are cast aside . . .”
“One of Connolly’s writing assets is his ability to end each chapter with a short sentence that drives the reader to turn the page and not put the book down.”
“the suspenseful action and Hausman’s engaging prose make Sleepless worth the effort.”
“When Wayland becomes convinced that he’s witnessed some sleight of hand—that the death he witnessed was not his father’s but someone else’s—his passionate defense of the theory is based on
“City on Fire is a crime novel you won’t put down voluntarily. It’s an instant classic in the genre.”
With his fourth novel, Wiley Cash demonstrates once again a breadth of compassion, an awareness of the intricacies of most of his character, and a willingness to end a story on an unexpected note.